PM’s visit to Nepal: Prime Minister Modi’s speech on Wednesday, ‘Nepal is the country that preserves the world’s ancient civilization and culture’
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Prime Minister’s direct visit to Nepal: Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the Buddha Jayanti celebrations in Lambini. Nepal’s Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba was also present. Addressing the people present on the occasion, Prime Minister Modi said that Nepal is a country which protects the civilization and culture of the world. Our devotion to Lord Buddha turned the two countries into one family. The growing global friendship between India and Nepal as we see it today, our closeness will work in the interest of all humanity: PM
The growing and strong friendship between India and Nepal will work for the benefit of all humanity as the world situation develops today. Devotion to Lord Buddha binds us together, makes us a member of a family: PM at Buddha’s birthday party in Lambini pic.twitter.com/j90llDXYHy
– ANI May 18, 2022
Highlights of Prime Minister Modi’s speech
- The opportunity I got to visit Maya Devi temple a while ago is unforgettable for me. Where Lord Buddha himself was born, there is a different feeling of energy and consciousness.
- I was happy to see the model of the Mahabodhi tree that I presented at this place in 2014, which is now turning into a tree.
- In Janakpur I said that our Ram is incomplete without Nepal, I know that today when the great temple of Shri Ram is being built in India, the people of Nepal are just as happy.
- Nepal, the country of the highest mountains in the world, Sagar Math, Nepal, the country of many sacred temples in the world, Nepal, the country of ancient civilization and culture of the world is comfortable.
- The construction of Lumbini Museum in Nepal is also an example of joint cooperation between the two countries. And today we also decided to establish. Ambedkar Chair for Buddhist Studies at Lumbini Buddhist University.
- Udnagar, Gujarat, where I was born, was a major center of Buddhist learning many centuries ago. Archaeological remains are still being excavated and preserved.
- Buddha was born as Siddhartha in Lambini on the full moon day of Vishakha. On that day he became Buddha, he attained enlightenment and became Lord Buddha. And on that day his great Nirvana took place in Kashi Nagar.